Monthly Archives: August 2012

Herbs & Aromatherapy for Pain

Pain is an unpleasant reality for many people. From the healthiest to the unhealthiest, we all find ourselves in pain’s grip at one time or another. Whether your pain is self-inflicted from exuberant weekend warrior syndrome, brought on by the … Continue reading

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Winter Sanctuary – Bringing the Outside Inside

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As the leaves fall from the trees and old man winter lies in wait, many people have difficulty giving up the aesthetics of summer. Unfortunately you can’t pocket all those roses and daisies away for the chilly months ahead, but … Continue reading

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Massage, Science, and Your Health – A Conversation with Dr. Andrew Weil

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Noted physician Andrew Weil, MD, author of Why Our Health Matters: A Vision of Medicine that Can Transform Our Future (Hudson Street Press, 2009) and a longtime proponent of integrative medicine, had a chance to sit down with Body Sense … Continue reading

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50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind

These questions have no right or wrong answers. Because sometimes asking the right questions is the answer. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? Which is worse, failing or never trying? If life is … Continue reading

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The Energy of Money – A Healer’s Guide

Our relationship with money can reveal powerful energetic insights into ourselves. Quite simply, our money patterns are typically consistent with other aspects of our lives. Adjectives that describe our energy, such as tight, controlling, adventurous, systematic or flamboyant, also pinpoint … Continue reading

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A Letter From Your Life

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Dear (Your Name Here), How’s it going? I’m your life. I am the power button to your existence. However, I’m starting to get a little hurt at your response when people ask you, “How’s it going?” Same stuff, different day? … Continue reading

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The Magic of Pure Optimism

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Having an optimistic/positive mindset is, absolutely, a great way to live in the world. It works much better than a negative one. Is there any doubt about that? Maybe you have tried a positive mindset, but things still don’t seem … Continue reading

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The Happiest Person In America—Could It Be You?

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I think we’d all like to be happier, especially in times of stress. Sometimes we may look at others who seem to have it all figured out, or just seem to be happy most of the time, and perhaps wonder … Continue reading

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Caring for Body and Soul – Reconsidering Spiritual Well-Being

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Fitness is an important part of our lives and of our well-being, both physical and mental, and many Westerners are reconsidering spiritual fitness. In most Eastern approaches to health, spiritual well-being is intimately connected to one’s overall health at every … Continue reading

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War and the Body – Serving the Survivors

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As a survivor of torture I know how wounds of violation can live in the body and the mind. My recovery included bodywork, and so I know both its assets and liabilities in resolving shock of this magnitude. I am … Continue reading

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